Low Literacy Girls Residential Schools (LLGRS)


  • OVERVIEW | Eklavya Girls Residential schools (EGRS) are the residential schools exclusive for tribal girls and are running across ten districts of Gujarat under the scheme of strengthening education among ST girls of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India.
  • OBJECTIVE | To bridge the gap in literacy levels between the general female population and tribal women through facilitating 100% enrolment of tribal girls and reducing drop-outs at the elementary level.
  • INCEPTION | 2008-09
  • PARTNER | Gujarat State Tribal Development Residential Educational Institutions Society (GSTDREIS) or EMRS Society
  • INTENDED BENEFICIARIES | ST students (Female)
  • BENEFITS UNDER THE SCHEME | Residential facilities along with schooling opportunities for ST girls.
  • KEY ACHIEVEMENTS | 43 Schools already into existence benefitting 7,906 female ST students.
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